Baylor Religion Survey, Wave III (2010)

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All frequencies weighted by 276) WEIGHT;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)
1) Motherlode ID (MOTHERL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171494409884.22564.77
2) Project ID (PROJECT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171429973.000.00
3) Method ID (METHOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
4) Method type (METHOD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
5) Project number (PROJECT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1714158221101.000.00
6) Created on (CREATED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
7) Practice (PRACTICE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
8) Respondent Date (RESPOND2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
9) TEMPLATE_NUMBER_15822101 (TEMPLATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1714158221101.000.00
10) BAYLOR_UNIVERSITY_2010_FOR (BAYLOR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17141.000.00
11) SCAN_RESPONDENT_ID (SCAN_ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17144068973226.03419903.83
12) ENTITY_ID (ENTITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17144068973226.03419903.83
13) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) East31518.4
2) Midwest38122.2
3) South62436.4
4) West39423
TOTAL1714100.0
14) AUTO_INCREMENT (AUTO_INC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17141017.05617.10
15) Batch ID (BATCH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171420.8812.39
16) LANG1 (LANG1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
17) Survey type (SURVEY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17141.460.71
18) With what religious family, if any, do you most closely identify? (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Other513
6) Adventist2.1
7) African Methodist9.5
10) Assemblies of God15.9
11) Baha'i1.1
12) Baptist26115.4
13) Bible Church9.5
14) Brethren3.2
15) Buddhist13.8
16) Catholic/Roman Catholic37522.2
17) Christian & Missionary Alliance12.7
18) Christian Reformed2.1
19) Christian Science00
20) Church of Christ342
21) Church of God15.9
22) Church of the Nazarene4.2
23) Congregational9.5
24) Disciples of Christ3.2
25) Episcopal/Anglican331.9
26) Hindu4.2
27) Holiness5.3
28) Jehovah's Witnesses9.5
29) Jewish352.1
30) Latter-day Saints291.7
31) Lutheran995.8
32) Mennonite1.1
33) Methodist1096.4
34) Muslim1.1
35) Orthodox (Eastern, Russian, Greek)9.5
36) Pentecostal311.8
37) Presbyterian402.4
38) Quaker/Friends1.1
39) Reformed Church of America/Dutch Reformed3.2
41) Seventh-day Adventist4.2
42) Sikh00
43) Unitarian Universalist11.6
44) United Church of Christ14.8
45) Non-denominational Christian18110.7
46) No religion [Skip to Q3]22413.2
9998) Don't know321.9
Missing26 
TOTAL1693100.0
19) How religious do you consider yourself to be? (Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all religious23213.7
2) Not too religious24214.3
3) Somewhat religious64237.8
4) Very religious56533.3
8) I don't know.16.9
Missing23 
TOTAL1697100.0
20) How often do you attend religious services at a place of worship? (Q4)
TOTAL%
0) Never [Skip to Q10]42925.2
1) Less than once a year1247.3
2) Once or twice a year1669.7
3) Several times a year18110.6
4) Once a month563.3
5) Two to three times a month1136.6
6) About weekly975.7
7) Weekly36821.6
8) Several times a week17110
Missing12 
TOTAL1705100.0
21) How long have you attended your current place of worship? (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) One year or less17214
2) Two to four years22318.2
3) Five to nine years19716.1
4) 10-19 years25320.6
5) 20 or more years38231.1
Missing459 
TOTAL1227100.0
22) During the last year, approximately how much money (if any) did you and other family members in your household contribute to your current place of worship? (Q8)
TOTAL%
1) Under $10034128.3
2) $100 - $49920617.1
3) $500 - $99916713.9
4) $1,000 - $1,99915112.6
5) $2,000 - $2,9991018.4
6) $3,000 - $3,999564.7
7) $4,000 - $4,999443.7
8) $5,000 - $5,999443.7
9) $6,000 - $6,999171.4
10) $7,000 - $7,99911.9
11) $8,000 - $8,9999.7
12) $9,000 - $9,99911.9
13) $10,000 or more453.7
Missing485 
TOTAL1203100.0
23) On average, how many people attend services at your current place of worship? Just your best estimate will do. (Q9)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10031225.3
2) 100-29935929.1
3) 300-79925520.6
4) 800-999514.1
5) 1,000-1,999735.9
6) 2,000 or more1169.4
8) I don't know.695.6
Missing445 
TOTAL1235100.0
24) Outside of attending religious services, about how often do you spend time alone reading the Bible, Koran, Torah, or other sacred book? (Q10)
TOTAL%
0) Never51830.6
1) Less than once a year20712.2
2) Once or twice a year1589.3
3) Several times a year17710.5
4) Once a month533.1
5) Two to three times a month804.7
6) About weekly1026
7) Weekly1016
8) Several times a week29617.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1692100.0
25) About how often do you spend time alone praying outside of religious services? (Q11)
TOTAL%
0) Never25314.9
1) Only on certain occasions29017.1
2) Once a week or less965.7
3) A few times a week23513.8
4) Once a day32719.3
5) Several times a day49729.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1698100.0
26) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Bible-Believing. (Q12A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all35522.2
2) Not very well17410.9
3) Somewhat well35822.4
4) Very well71144.5
Missing150 
TOTAL1598100.0
27) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Born-Again. (Q12B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all77550.1
2) Not very well17311.2
3) Somewhat well1529.8
4) Very well44628.8
Missing208 
TOTAL1546100.0
28) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Charismatic. (Q12C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all95364.1
2) Not very well28519.2
3) Somewhat well19413.1
4) Very well543.6
Missing281 
TOTAL1486100.0
29) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? New Age. (Q12D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all109873.7
2) Not very well22815.3
3) Somewhat well1318.8
4) Very well332.2
Missing280 
TOTAL1490100.0
30) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Evangelical. (Q12E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all91661.4
2) Not very well20313.6
3) Somewhat well20313.6
4) Very well17011.4
Missing272 
TOTAL1492100.0
31) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Fundamentalist. (Q12F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all99767.4
2) Not very well24416.5
3) Somewhat well1419.5
4) Very well986.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1480100.0
32) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Mainline Christian. (Q12G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all75050.7
2) Not very well23115.6
3) Somewhat well31321.1
4) Very well18612.6
Missing281 
TOTAL1480100.0
33) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Pentecostal. (Q12H)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all113976.8
2) Not very well18912.7
3) Somewhat well875.9
4) Very well684.6
Missing288 
TOTAL1483100.0
34) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Seeker. (Q12I)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all96165.7
2) Not very well20213.8
3) Somewhat well20113.7
4) Very well996.8
Missing303 
TOTAL1463100.0
35) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Spiritual. (Q12J)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all44829.7
2) Not very well15510.3
3) Somewhat well41127.3
4) Very well49232.7
Missing260 
TOTAL1506100.0
36) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Theologically conservative. (Q12K)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all78852.8
2) Not very well23515.8
3) Somewhat well21914.7
4) Very well25016.8
Missing275 
TOTAL1492100.0
37) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Theologically liberal. (Q12L)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all92562.9
2) Not very well25817.5
3) Somewhat well19012.9
4) Very well986.7
Missing297 
TOTAL1471100.0
38) How well do the following terms describe your religious identity? Traditional. (Q12M)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all48331.3
2) Not very well21814.1
3) Somewhat well45429.4
4) Very well39025.2
Missing215 
TOTAL1545100.0
39) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Church social gatherings like fellowships or potlucks. (Q13A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all103662.7
2) One to two times46027.8
3) Three to four times1036.2
4) Five or more times543.3
Missing71 
TOTAL1653100.0
40) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Religious education programs, such as Bible study or Sunday school. (Q13B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all114069.8
2) One to two times16310
3) Three to four times19511.9
4) Five or more times1368.3
Missing101 
TOTAL1634100.0
41) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Choir practice or other musical programs. (Q13C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all145389.4
2) One to two times875.4
3) Three to four times483
4) Five or more times382.3
Missing116 
TOTAL1626100.0
42) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Discussion groups about faith in the workplace. (Q13D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all138085.4
2) One to two times16310.1
3) Three to four times301.9
4) Five or more times422.6
Missing127 
TOTAL1615100.0
43) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Faith-based programs related to starting or running a small business. (Q13E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all154995.7
2) One to two times432.7
3) Three to four times9.6
4) Five or more times171.1
Missing127 
TOTAL1618100.0
44) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Witnessing/sharing your faith. (Q13F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all103763.9
2) One to two times38323.6
3) Three to four times1116.8
4) Five or more times935.7
Missing113 
TOTAL1624100.0
45) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Community prayer group or Bible study. (Q13G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all132382.4
2) One to two times1529.5
3) Three to four times694.3
4) Five or more times623.9
Missing131 
TOTAL1606100.0
46) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Faith-based programs not affiliated or sponsored by a congregation. (Q13H)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all143089
2) One to two times1187.3
3) Three to four times301.9
4) Five or more times281.7
Missing133 
TOTAL1606100.0
47) How often did you participate in the following religious or faith-based activities in the last month? Other kinds of religious or faith-based activities. (Q13I)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all126287
2) One to two times845.8
3) Three to four times412.8
4) Five or more times644.4
Missing291 
TOTAL1451100.0
48) How many of your friends attend your place of worship? (Q14A)
TOTAL%
0) None53833.3
1) A few63439.3
2) About half20512.7
3) Most20012.4
4) All372.3
Missing109 
TOTAL1614100.0
49) How many of your friends attend a different place of worship? (Q14B)
TOTAL%
0) None1549.7
1) A few66842
2) About half35722.5
3) Most34221.5
4) All694.3
Missing142 
TOTAL1590100.0
50) How many of your friends do not attend religious services? (Q14C)
TOTAL%
0) None18611.8
1) A few79150
2) About half25616.2
3) Most29918.9
4) All503.2
Missing160 
TOTAL1582100.0
51) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: All of the religions in the world are equally true. (Q15A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree62637.8
2) Disagree57734.8
3) Agree34320.7
4) Strongly agree1106.6
Missing71 
TOTAL1656100.0
52) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: All around the world, no matter what religion they call themselves, people worship the same God. (Q15B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree50330.1
2) Disagree51731
3) Agree41825
4) Strongly agree23213.9
Missing50 
TOTAL1670100.0
53) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: The earth itself is a living, thinking being. (Q15C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree64639.4
2) Disagree53132.4
3) Agree30918.9
4) Strongly agree1539.3
Missing95 
TOTAL1639100.0
54) How likely is it that life after death is: A union with God? (Q16A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all likely1438.6
2) Somewhat likely32319.5
3) Very likely102061.6
7) Do not believe in life after death17110.3
Missing75 
TOTAL1657100.0
55) How likely is it that life after death is: A reunion with loved ones? (Q16B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all likely1237.6
2) Somewhat likely48629.9
3) Very likely85652.6
7) Do not believe in life after death16310
Missing109 
TOTAL1628100.0
56) How likely is it that life after death is: Reincarnation into another life form? (Q16C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all likely85952.9
2) Somewhat likely35021.6
3) Very likely1297.9
7) Do not believe in life after death28517.6
Missing123 
TOTAL1623100.0
57) How likely is it that life after death is: A life of eternal reward or eternal punishment? (Q16D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all likely34921.2
2) Somewhat likely38223.3
3) Very likely71843.7
7) Do not believe in life after death19411.8
Missing91 
TOTAL1643100.0
58) Which one statement comes closest to your personal beliefs about the Bible? (Q17)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible means exactly what it says. It should be taken literally, word-for-word, on all subjects.36021.5
2) The Bible is perfectly true, but it should not be taken literally, word-for-word. We must interpret its meaning.54732.6
3) The Bible contains some human error.20112
4) The Bible is an ancient book of history and legends.42725.4
8) I don't know.1438.5
Missing43 
TOTAL1678100.0
59) Which one statement comes closest to your personal beliefs about God? (Q18)
TOTAL%
1) I have no doubts that God exists.105162.3
2) I believe in God, but with some doubts.19111.3
3) I sometimes believe in God.402.4
4) I believe in a higher power or cosmic force.18711.1
5) I don't know and there is no way to find out.1026
6) I am an atheist. [Skip to Q23]865.1
7) I have no opinion.291.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1686100.0
60) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Concerned with the well-being of the world. (Q19A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree976.2
2) Disagree1227.8
3) Agree46629.6
4) Strongly agree88856.5
Missing159 
TOTAL1573100.0
61) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Angered by my sins. (Q19B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23815.7
2) Disagree51934.2
3) Agree44729.5
4) Strongly agree31220.6
Missing237 
TOTAL1516100.0
62) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Directly involved in world affairs. (Q19C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree25116.6
2) Disagree49232.5
3) Agree40826.9
4) Strongly agree36424
Missing241 
TOTAL1515100.0
63) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Concerned with my personal well-being. (Q19D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1338.8
2) Disagree19012.5
3) Agree49232.4
4) Strongly agree70446.3
Missing233 
TOTAL1519100.0
64) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Directly involved in my affairs. (Q19E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree18712.3
2) Disagree37925
3) Agree44329.2
4) Strongly agree50933.5
Missing236 
TOTAL1518100.0
65) Based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like? Angered by human sins. (Q19F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20313.4
2) Disagree40026.4
3) Agree50433.3
4) Strongly agree40726.9
Missing239 
TOTAL1514100.0
66) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Absolute. (Q20A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all16210.6
2) Not very well1268.2
3) Somewhat well30720
4) Very well93761.2
Missing200 
TOTAL1532100.0
67) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Critical. (Q20B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all45730.6
2) Not very well52635.2
3) Somewhat well30320.3
4) Very well20914
Missing255 
TOTAL1495100.0
68) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Fatherly. (Q20C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1499.7
2) Not very well1177.6
3) Somewhat well33822
4) Very well92960.6
Missing206 
TOTAL1533100.0
69) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Punishing. (Q20D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all39326.1
2) Not very well50033.2
3) Somewhat well33922.5
4) Very well27418.2
Missing245 
TOTAL1506100.0
70) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Just. (Q20E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1338.7
2) Not very well986.4
3) Somewhat well36523.9
4) Very well93261
Missing210 
TOTAL1528100.0
71) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Wrathful. (Q20F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all45330.4
2) Not very well47732.1
3) Somewhat well28719.3
4) Very well27118.2
Missing258 
TOTAL1488100.0
72) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Forgiving. (Q20G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1097
2) Not very well654.2
3) Somewhat well24415.6
4) Very well114373.2
Missing167 
TOTAL1561100.0
73) How well do you feel that each of the following words describe God in your opinion? Severe. (Q20H)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all53435.8
2) Not very well49733.4
3) Somewhat well26217.6
4) Very well19713.2
Missing253 
TOTAL1490100.0
74) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: I have a warm relationship with God. (Q21A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1107.1
2) Disagree19912.8
3) Agree61139.4
4) Strongly agree63240.7
Missing188 
TOTAL1552100.0
75) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God knows when I need support. (Q21B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1177.5
2) Disagree1368.8
3) Agree51132.9
4) Strongly agree78950.8
Missing184 
TOTAL1553100.0
76) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: I feel that God is generally responsive to me. (Q21C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1338.6
2) Disagree23415.2
3) Agree56136.4
4) Strongly agree61439.8
Missing199 
TOTAL1542100.0
77) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God seems impersonal to me. (Q21D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree58738.4
2) Disagree59338.8
3) Agree26317.2
4) Strongly agree855.6
Missing212 
TOTAL1528100.0
78) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God seems to have little or no interest in my personal problems. (Q21E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree66843.5
2) Disagree57837.6
3) Agree23015
4) Strongly agree603.9
Missing207 
TOTAL1536100.0
79) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God seems to have little or no interest in my personal affairs. (Q21F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree65042.6
2) Disagree58038
3) Agree22815
4) Strongly agree674.4
Missing220 
TOTAL1525100.0
80) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God sometimes seems responsive to my needs, but sometimes not. (Q21G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree39726.1
2) Disagree49832.7
3) Agree54535.8
4) Strongly agree825.4
Missing220 
TOTAL1522100.0
81) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God's reactions to me seem to be inconsistent. (Q21H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree51534
2) Disagree65843.5
3) Agree27218
4) Strongly agree684.5
Missing232 
TOTAL1513100.0
82) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: I feel loved by God. (Q21I)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree855.5
2) Disagree15810.2
3) Agree43027.9
4) Strongly agree86956.4
Missing197 
TOTAL1542100.0
83) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God loves all living beings. (Q21J)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree855.5
2) Disagree986.3
3) Agree41526.8
4) Strongly agree95161.4
Missing187 
TOTAL1549100.0
84) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God's love is eternal. (Q21K)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree714.6
2) Disagree1056.8
3) Agree37824.4
4) Strongly agree99364.2
Missing185 
TOTAL1547100.0
85) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God's love never fails. (Q21L)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree835.4
2) Disagree16310.6
3) Agree34522.3
4) Strongly agree95461.7
Missing191 
TOTAL1545100.0
86) Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: God sometimes seems very warm and other times very cold to me. (Q21M)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree57837.6
2) Disagree63041
3) Agree26117
4) Strongly agree684.4
Missing208 
TOTAL1537100.0
87) How much would you consider each of the following as a service to God? Volunteering at your place of worship. (Q22A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all21313.7
2) A little bit16510.6
3) Somewhat34121.9
4) Very much83853.8
Missing173 
TOTAL1557100.0
88) How much would you consider each of the following as a service to God? Spending time with family. (Q22B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all1227.8
2) A little bit815.2
3) Somewhat34121.8
4) Very much101765.2
Missing175 
TOTAL1561100.0
89) How much would you consider each of the following as a service to God? Giving money to your place of worship. (Q22C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all25416.4
2) A little bit21714
3) Somewhat40225.9
4) Very much67943.8
Missing182 
TOTAL1552100.0
90) How much would you consider each of the following as a service to God? Doing your job. (Q22D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all19912.8
2) A little bit19612.7
3) Somewhat42327.3
4) Very much73147.2
Missing186 
TOTAL1549100.0
91) How much would you consider each of the following as a service to God? Personal devotional activities (Bible study, prayer, etc.). (Q22E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all18411.8
2) A little bit20413.1
3) Somewhat36023.2
4) Very much80751.9
Missing178 
TOTAL1555100.0
92) How much would you consider each of the following as a service to God? Enjoying leisure time or entertainment. (Q22F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all32821.2
2) A little bit34322.2
3) Somewhat49832.3
4) Very much37524.3
Missing189 
TOTAL1544100.0
93) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? The Devil/Satan. (Q23A)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not21813.1
2) Probably not25315.2
3) Probably29918
4) Absolutely89553.8
Missing60 
TOTAL1665100.0
94) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Heaven. (Q23B)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not1639.7
2) Probably not1639.7
3) Probably31318.7
4) Absolutely103561.8
Missing48 
TOTAL1674100.0
95) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Hell. (Q23C)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not21813.2
2) Probably not28417.2
3) Probably30518.4
4) Absolutely84851.2
Missing71 
TOTAL1655100.0
96) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Purgatory. (Q23D)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not45928.2
2) Probably not50030.7
3) Probably33720.7
4) Absolutely33220.4
Missing107 
TOTAL1628100.0
97) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Armageddon. (Q23E)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not30519
2) Probably not44827.9
3) Probably37423.3
4) Absolutely48029.9
Missing126 
TOTAL1607100.0
98) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Angels. (Q23F)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not1619.7
2) Probably not16810.1
3) Probably34520.8
4) Absolutely98559.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1659100.0
99) In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Demons. (Q23G)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not21312.9
2) Probably not28317.2
3) Probably37923
4) Absolutely77547
Missing83 
TOTAL1650100.0
100) Have you ever been protected from harm by a guardian angel? (Q24)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67742
2) No [Skip to Q26]93658
Missing115 
TOTAL1613100.0
101) Do you practice meditation? (Q26)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40624.8
2) No [Skip to Q28]123475.2
Missing87 
TOTAL1640100.0
102) Do you currently practice mindfulness meditation? (Q27A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19752.4
2) No17947.6
Missing1314 
TOTAL376100.0
103) Do you currently practice TM (transcendental meditation)? (Q27B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3810.5
2) No32489.5
Missing1335 
TOTAL362100.0
104) Do you currently practice Tibetan Buddhist meditation? (Q27C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195.2
2) No34394.8
Missing1336 
TOTAL362100.0
105) Do you currently practice Zen Buddhist meditation? (Q27D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes298
2) No33292
Missing1336 
TOTAL361100.0
106) Do you currently practice meditation as a part of practicing yoga? (Q27E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8623.2
2) No28476.8
Missing1328 
TOTAL370100.0
107) Do you currently practice Jewish meditation? (Q27F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61.7
2) No35298.3
Missing1340 
TOTAL358100.0
108) Do you currently practice Christian meditation? (Q27G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23457.8
2) No17142.2
Missing1276 
TOTAL405100.0
109) Do you currently practice: Other (specify). (Q27H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5620.1
2) No22279.9
Missing1428 
TOTAL278100.0
110) Now thinking about your physical health, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good? (Q28A)
TOTAL%
0) None85550.9
1) One to 10 days61036.3
2) 11-20 days875.2
3) 21-29 days291.7
4) All 30 days985.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1679100.0
111) Now thinking about your mental health, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good? (Q28B)
TOTAL%
0) None81248.4
1) One to 10 days60436
2) 11-20 days1378.2
3) 21-29 days503
4) All 30 days764.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1679100.0
112) During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? (Q28C)
TOTAL%
0) None122973.4
1) One to 10 days31718.9
2) 11-20 days643.8
3) 21-29 days241.4
4) All 30 days412.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1675100.0
113) During the past 30 days, for about how many days did pain make it hard for you to do your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? (Q28D)
TOTAL%
0) None110966.2
1) One to 10 days38923.2
2) 11-20 days764.5
3) 21-29 days372.2
4) All 30 days633.8
Missing41 
TOTAL1674100.0
114) During the past 30 days, for about how many days did pain make it hard for you to do your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation? (Q28E)
TOTAL%
0) None81749.8
1) One to 10 days64339.2
2) 11-20 days905.5
3) 21-29 days432.6
4) All 30 days472.9
Missing76 
TOTAL1640100.0
115) During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt worried, tense, or anxious? (Q28F)
TOTAL%
0) None52231.3
1) One to 10 days86551.9
2) 11-20 days1327.9
3) 21-29 days653.9
4) All 30 days824.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1666100.0
116) During the past 30 days, for about how many days have you felt very healthy and full of energy? (Q28G)
TOTAL%
0) None21612.9
1) One to 10 days31618.9
2) 11-20 days33920.2
3) 21-29 days56833.9
4) All 30 days23714.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1676100.0
117) Please indicate how often you have done each of the following: Prayed to God to receive healing for an illness or injury. (Q29A)
TOTAL%
0) Never39523.4
1) Once855
2) Occasionally69541.2
3) Often51330.4
Missing31 
TOTAL1688100.0
118) Please indicate how often you have done each of the following: Prayed to God for another person's healing from an illness or injury. (Q29B)
TOTAL%
0) Never23013.7
1) Once694.1
2) Occasionally59135.1
3) Often79347.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1683100.0
119) Please indicate how often you have done each of the following: Asked others to pray to God for your healing from an illness or injury. (Q29C)
TOTAL%
0) Never77546.3
1) Once1378.2
2) Occasionally51030.5
3) Often25115
Missing40 
TOTAL1673100.0
120) Please indicate how often you have done each of the following: Given laying-on-of-hands for an illness or injury. (Q29D)
TOTAL%
0) Never122473.6
1) Once1197.2
2) Occasionally23714.3
3) Often835
Missing54 
TOTAL1663100.0
121) Please indicate how often you have done each of the following: Participated in a prayer group, prayer chain, or prayer circle that prayed for other people's healing from illness or injury. (Q29E)
TOTAL%
0) Never81048.4
1) Once1187
2) Occasionally47328.2
3) Often27416.4
Missing41 
TOTAL1675100.0
122) Have you ever sought the help of someone, other than a physician/nurse, who calls themselves a 'healer'? (Q30)
TOTAL%
1) Never [Skip to Q32]1006
2) Once157694
Missing37 
TOTAL1676100.0
123) Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements if you were to suffer a serious illness or injury that required care -- would you: Only seek medical care and not prayer. (Q32A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree58336.7
2) Disagree50831.9
3) Agree20913.1
4) Strongly agree29018.2
Missing147 
TOTAL1590100.0
124) Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements if you were to suffer a serious illness or injury that required care -- would you: Only seek prayer as a last resort. (Q32B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree73646.6
2) Disagree56035.5
3) Agree18011.4
4) Strongly agree1026.5
Missing163 
TOTAL1578100.0
125) Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements if you were to suffer a serious illness or injury that required care -- would you: Only seek medical care as a last resort. (Q32C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree99963.1
2) Disagree48130.4
3) Agree442.8
4) Strongly agree583.7
Missing161 
TOTAL1582100.0
126) Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements if you were to suffer a serious illness or injury that required care -- would you: Seek both medical care and prayer at the onset. (Q32D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19611.8
2) Disagree19711.9
3) Agree33120
4) Strongly agree93156.3
Missing58 
TOTAL1655100.0
127) Over the past month, how often have you felt nervous, anxious, or on edge? (Q33A)
TOTAL%
0) Never25415.1
1) Rarely55432.9
2) Sometimes60736.1
3) Often1599.4
4) Very often1096.5
Missing33 
TOTAL1683100.0
128) Over the past month, how often have you thought too much about pointless matters? (Q33B)
TOTAL%
0) Never30218
1) Rarely59835.7
2) Sometimes55433
3) Often16810
4) Very often553.3
Missing39 
TOTAL1677100.0
129) Over the past month, how often have you been afraid something terrible would happen if you did not perform certain rituals? (Q33C)
TOTAL%
0) Never130778
1) Rarely24314.5
2) Sometimes975.8
3) Often161
4) Very often12.7
Missing41 
TOTAL1675100.0
130) Over the past month, how often have you felt that it is not safe to trust anyone? (Q33D)
TOTAL%
0) Never93756.2
1) Rarely41324.8
2) Sometimes23614.1
3) Often583.5
4) Very often241.4
Missing50 
TOTAL1668100.0
131) Over the past month, how often have you not been able to stop or control worrying? (Q33E)
TOTAL%
0) Never74344.5
1) Rarely48128.8
2) Sometimes30918.5
3) Often855.1
4) Very often513.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1669100.0
132) Over the past month, how often have you felt compelled to perform certain actions, for no justifiable reason? (Q33F)
TOTAL%
0) Never123073.7
1) Rarely27016.2
2) Sometimes1378.2
3) Often231.4
4) Very often10.6
Missing49 
TOTAL1670100.0
133) Over the past month, how often have you become anxious doing things because people were watching? (Q33G)
TOTAL%
0) Never95156.9
1) Rarely42425.4
2) Sometimes22913.7
3) Often543.2
4) Very often14.8
Missing45 
TOTAL1672100.0
134) Over the past month, how often have you been plagued by thoughts or images that you cannot get out of your mind? (Q33H)
TOTAL%
0) Never90954.2
1) Rarely43926.2
2) Sometimes23614.1
3) Often633.8
4) Very often291.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1676100.0
135) Over the past month, how often have you repeated simple actions that realistically did not need to be repeated? (Q33I)
TOTAL%
0) Never115369.2
1) Rarely31919.1
2) Sometimes1619.7
3) Often271.6
4) Very often7.4
Missing49 
TOTAL1667100.0
136) Over the past month, how often have you thought too much about things that would not bother other people? (Q33J)
TOTAL%
0) Never77546.5
1) Rarely51530.9
2) Sometimes28317
3) Often674
4) Very often281.7
Missing50 
TOTAL1668100.0
137) Over the past month, how often have you feared that you might do something to embarrass yourself in a social situation? (Q33K)
TOTAL%
0) Never74644.5
1) Rarely54832.7
2) Sometimes30318.1
3) Often533.2
4) Very often251.5
Missing42 
TOTAL1675100.0
138) Over the past month, how often have you endured intense anxiety in social or performance situations? (Q33L)
TOTAL%
0) Never97658.6
1) Rarely41224.7
2) Sometimes20112.1
3) Often492.9
4) Very often281.7
Missing51 
TOTAL1666100.0
139) Over the past month, how often have you felt that people were taking advantage of you? (Q33M)
TOTAL%
0) Never66939.9
1) Rarely49129.3
2) Sometimes39223.4
3) Often774.6
4) Very often462.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1675100.0
140) Over the past month, how often have you worried too much about different things? (Q33N)
TOTAL%
0) Never52031
1) Rarely55833.2
2) Sometimes43926.1
3) Often1036.1
4) Very often593.5
Missing36 
TOTAL1679100.0
141) Over the past month, how often have you felt like you were being watched or talked about by others? (Q33O)
TOTAL%
0) Never91554.6
1) Rarely45126.9
2) Sometimes22813.6
3) Often472.8
4) Very often352.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1676100.0
142) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: I desire to discover who I really am. (Q34A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree18411.1
2) Disagree47328.5
3) Agree62137.4
4) Strongly agree38423.1
Missing63 
TOTAL1662100.0
143) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: I seldom think about the meaning of life. (Q34B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree31218.8
2) Disagree79247.6
3) Agree44326.6
4) Strongly agree1167
Missing60 
TOTAL1663100.0
144) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is more to life than physical well-being. (Q34C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree291.7
2) Disagree1338
3) Agree86952.2
4) Strongly agree63438.1
Missing54 
TOTAL1665100.0
145) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is useless to try to discover the purpose of my life. (Q34D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree50230.3
2) Disagree84751.1
3) Agree24414.7
4) Strongly agree653.9
Missing64 
TOTAL1658100.0
146) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: I believe in ultimate truth in life. (Q34E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree996.2
2) Disagree40024.9
3) Agree75447
4) Strongly agree35221.9
Missing125 
TOTAL1605100.0
147) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is important to have a significant philosophy of life. (Q34F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree503
2) Disagree36422.2
3) Agree89854.7
4) Strongly agree33020.1
Missing81 
TOTAL1642100.0
148) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: I do not believe there is any ultimate meaning in life. (Q34G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree54133
2) Disagree76947
3) Agree25915.8
4) Strongly agree684.2
Missing83 
TOTAL1637100.0
149) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: I seek out opportunities to attain eternal wisdom for life. (Q34H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1307.9
2) Disagree58935.9
3) Agree68141.5
4) Strongly agree23914.6
Missing89 
TOTAL1639100.0
150) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: Material well-being is essential to find fulfillment in life. (Q34I)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38323.3
2) Disagree84751.5
3) Agree35921.8
4) Strongly agree573.5
Missing74 
TOTAL1646100.0
151) Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement: Finding answers to the mysteries of life is not relevant to my life's goal. (Q34J)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree19311.7
2) Disagree63638.7
3) Agree64038.9
4) Strongly agree17510.6
Missing79 
TOTAL1644100.0
152) Are you currently employed full-time, part-time, or do any work as a volunteer? (Q35)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113667.8
2) No [Skip to Q39]54032.2
Missing54 
TOTAL1676100.0
153) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you: I view my work as a partnership with God. (Q36A)
TOTAL%
0) Never43638.2
1) Seldom15913.9
2) Sometimes20918.3
3) Often17515.4
4) Always16114.1
Missing658 
TOTAL1140100.0
154) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you: I see connections between my worship and my work. (Q36B)
TOTAL%
0) Never42837.6
1) Seldom16914.9
2) Sometimes22719.9
3) Often16414.4
4) Always15013.2
Missing659 
TOTAL1138100.0
155) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you: I view my work as a mission from God. (Q36C)
TOTAL%
0) Never50544.5
1) Seldom17315.2
2) Sometimes17515.4
3) Often14212.5
4) Always14112.4
Missing662 
TOTAL1136100.0
156) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you: I pursue excellence in my work because of my faith. (Q36D)
TOTAL%
0) Never41636.7
1) Seldom12711.2
2) Sometimes18116
3) Often19317
4) Always21719.1
Missing664 
TOTAL1134100.0
157) Please indicate how often the following statements apply to you: I view my work as part of God's plan to care for the needs of people. (Q36E)
TOTAL%
0) Never41136.1
1) Seldom14012.3
2) Sometimes16614.6
3) Often19316.9
4) Always23020.2
Missing655 
TOTAL1140100.0
158) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: I often approach my tasks in unique ways. (Q37A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree201.8
2) Disagree24221.3
3) Agree70662.3
4) Strongly agree16614.6
Missing663 
TOTAL1134100.0
159) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: In general, I do not like my job. (Q37B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree37132.6
2) Disagree63655.9
3) Agree887.7
4) Strongly agree433.8
Missing658 
TOTAL1138100.0
160) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: I rarely question the value of established procedures. (Q37C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree918
2) Disagree65557.7
3) Agree33929.9
4) Strongly agree504.4
Missing664 
TOTAL1135100.0
161) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: I rarely put myself in positions in which I might lose something important to me. (Q37D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree252.2
2) Disagree27924.7
3) Agree69361.3
4) Strongly agree13411.8
Missing665 
TOTAL1131100.0
162) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: I don't mind taking chances with things that are important to me. (Q37E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1089.5
2) Disagree46841.2
3) Agree43638.4
4) Strongly agree12310.8
Missing660 
TOTAL1135100.0
163) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: All in all, I am satisfied with my job. (Q37F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree514.5
2) Disagree12010.6
3) Agree68360.2
4) Strongly agree28124.8
Missing661 
TOTAL1135100.0
164) To what extent do you agree with the following statements about your work: I am proud of the work I do. (Q37G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree282.5
2) Disagree635.5
3) Agree59852.4
4) Strongly agree45239.6
Missing655 
TOTAL1141100.0
165) The following are statements an individual may have about the organization for which they work. Regarding your current employer: I really feel as if this organization's problems are my own. (Q38A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree12411
2) Disagree43738.9
3) Agree41637
4) Strongly agree14713.1
Missing681 
TOTAL1124100.0
166) The following are statements an individual may have about the organization for which they work. Regarding your current employer: I do not feel a strong sense of 'belonging' to my organization. (Q38B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24822
2) Disagree60753.9
3) Agree21118.7
4) Strongly agree605.3
Missing681 
TOTAL1126100.0
167) The following are statements an individual may have about the organization for which they work. Regarding your current employer: I do not feel 'emotionally attached' to my organization. (Q38C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22920.4
2) Disagree53948
3) Agree28325.2
4) Strongly agree736.5
Missing681 
TOTAL1124100.0
168) The following are statements an individual may have about the organization for which they work. Regarding your current employer: This organization has a great deal of personal meaning to me. (Q38D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree585.2
2) Disagree29926.6
3) Agree50645
4) Strongly agree26223.3
Missing681 
TOTAL1125100.0
169) Have you ever started a new business? (Q39)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41024.3
2) No127475.7
Missing37 
TOTAL1684100.0
170) Are you currently trying to start a new business? (Q40)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1327.8
2) No155592.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1687100.0
171) [If you have started a new business ('Yes' in Q39) or if you are currently trying to start a new business ('Yes' in Q40)] Which one of the following best describes your primary reason for starting or trying to start a new business? (Q41)
TOTAL%
1) Take advantage of a business opportunity5412
6) No better choices for work10322.9
7) Respond to a social need265.8
8) Work for yourself194.2
9) Other24855.1
Missing1260 
TOTAL450100.0
172) To what extent does your place of worship encourage its participants to start a business? (Q42A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourages241.5
2) Discourages15.9
3) Encourages18011.2
4) Strongly encourages543.4
5) Is not concerned41926.2
7) Does not apply90956.8
Missing131 
TOTAL1601100.0
173) To what extent does your place of worship encourage its participants to make a profit in business? (Q42B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly discourages221.4
2) Discourages10.6
3) Encourages22514.1
4) Strongly encourages644
5) Is not concerned38324
7) Does not apply89455.9
Missing137 
TOTAL1598100.0
174) If you were unsure of what was right or wrong in a particular situation, how would you decide what to do? (Q43)
TOTAL%
1) Do what would make you feel happy26816.2
2) Do what would help you to get ahead513.1
3) Follow the advice of an authority, such as a parent, relative, or person you respect62537.7
4) Do what you think God or scripture tells you is right71443.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1658100.0
175) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Abortion, if the pregnancy is the result of rape. (Q44A)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong35421.2
2) Almost always wrong17410.4
3) Only wrong sometimes24314.6
4) Not wrong at all89653.7
Missing50 
TOTAL1667100.0
176) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Sexual relations between two adults of the same sex. (Q44B)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong78047
2) Almost always wrong1136.8
3) Only wrong sometimes1428.6
4) Not wrong at all62537.7
Missing62 
TOTAL1660100.0
177) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Government bailout of major banks and corporations. (Q44C)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong52231.4
2) Almost always wrong52631.6
3) Only wrong sometimes49229.6
4) Not wrong at all1237.4
Missing59 
TOTAL1663100.0
178) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Divorce, if children are present. (Q44D)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong1307.8
2) Almost always wrong35721.4
3) Only wrong sometimes69841.8
4) Not wrong at all48329
Missing53 
TOTAL1668100.0
179) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Adoption of children by homosexual couples. (Q44E)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong55333.5
2) Almost always wrong1639.9
3) Only wrong sometimes23914.5
4) Not wrong at all69742.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1652100.0
180) How do you feel about the morality of the following? Embryonic stem cell research. (Q44F)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong33320.4
2) Almost always wrong1318
3) Only wrong sometimes29117.8
4) Not wrong at all88153.9
Missing88 
TOTAL1636100.0
181) How do you feel about the morality of the following? War. (Q44G)
TOTAL%
1) Always wrong34120.4
2) Almost always wrong46227.7
3) Only wrong sometimes72043.1
4) Not wrong at all1478.8
Missing51 
TOTAL1670100.0
182) For whom did you vote in the 2008 presidential election? (Q45)
TOTAL%
1) John McCain67840
2) Barack Obama78746.4
3) Someone else492.9
4) Did not vote18110.7
Missing26 
TOTAL1695100.0
183) How would you describe yourself politically? (Q46)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely conservative1297.8
2) Conservative45427.3
3) Leaning conservative16910.2
4) Moderate46227.8
5) Leaning liberal1488.9
6) Liberal22713.7
7) Extremely liberal744.4
Missing49 
TOTAL1663100.0
184) Do you think of yourself as Republican, Democrat, or Independent? (Q47)
TOTAL%
1) Strong Republican22513.4
2) Moderate Republican21712.9
3) Leaning Republican1629.6
4) Independent45226.9
5) Leaning Democrat1327.8
6) Moderate Democrat27416.3
7) Strong Democrat22013.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1682100.0
185) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? People in general. (Q48A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all694.1
2) Only a little31418.6
3) Some100459.4
4) A lot30317.9
Missing27 
TOTAL1690100.0
186) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Your neighbors. (Q48B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all613.6
2) Only a little20212
3) Some79547.2
4) A lot62737.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1685100.0
187) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Your coworkers. (Q48C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all895.7
2) Only a little15910.2
3) Some76449
4) A lot54735.1
Missing186 
TOTAL1559100.0
188) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? Strangers. (Q48D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all40424
2) Only a little71542.6
3) Some53732
4) A lot241.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1680100.0
189) How much would you say that you trust the following people or groups? People who do not believe in God. (Q48E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all23013.8
2) Only a little45127.1
3) Some86451.8
4) A lot1227.3
Missing56 
TOTAL1667100.0
190) Which one of the following statements best applies to you? (Q49)
TOTAL%
1) Government should do more29817.9
2) Government does too much71042.6
3) Agree with both65739.5
Missing63 
TOTAL1665100.0
191) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: Homosexuals should have equal employment opportunities. (Q50A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree915.4
2) Disagree824.9
3) Agree55333.1
4) Strongly agree94456.5
Missing48 
TOTAL1670100.0
192) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: Homosexuals should be allowed to legally marry. (Q50B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree54532.6
2) Disagree34020.3
3) Agree24614.7
4) Strongly agree54032.3
Missing49 
TOTAL1671100.0
193) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: People choose to be homosexuals. (Q50C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree47128.4
2) Disagree51230.9
3) Agree37522.6
4) Strongly agree29818
Missing69 
TOTAL1656100.0
194) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: Homosexuals should be allowed civil unions. (Q50D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree32920.2
2) Disagree23514.4
3) Agree48829.9
4) Strongly agree57835.5
Missing92 
TOTAL1630100.0
195) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: People are born either as homosexual or heterosexual. (Q50E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree31819.5
2) Disagree37923.2
3) Agree54433.3
4) Strongly agree39124
Missing90 
TOTAL1632100.0
196) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: I personally know someone who is homosexual. (Q50F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree744.5
2) Disagree1287.7
3) Agree57134.5
4) Strongly agree88053.2
Missing67 
TOTAL1653100.0
197) Please describe how you feel about homosexuality for the following statements: This country needs a law banning gay marriage. (Q50G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree65939.8
2) Disagree27216.4
3) Agree29517.8
4) Strongly agree43126
Missing57 
TOTAL1657100.0
198) On an average day, about how many hours per day do you watch television? (Q51A)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour per day29117.2
2) One to three hours per day89352.7
3) Four to seven hours per day41024.2
4) Eight to 10 hours per day694.1
5) More than 10 hours per day311.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1694100.0
199) On an average day, about how many hours per day do you surf the internet (not including e-mail)? (Q51B)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour per day86753.1
2) One to three hours per day62238.1
3) Four to seven hours per day1147
4) Eight to 10 hours per day221.3
5) More than 10 hours per day7.4
Missing105 
TOTAL1632100.0
200) On an average day, about how many hours per day do you listen to talk radio? (Q51C)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour per day116070
2) One to three hours per day40124.2
3) Four to seven hours per day764.6
4) Eight to 10 hours per day14.8
5) More than 10 hours per day7.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1658100.0
201) On an average day, about how many hours per day do you read newspapers/magazines? (Q51D)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour per day96757.4
2) One to three hours per day67039.7
3) Four to seven hours per day422.5
4) Eight to 10 hours per day4.2
5) More than 10 hours per day3.2
Missing35 
TOTAL1686100.0
202) On an average day, about how many hours per day do you listen to music on the radio? (Q51E)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour per day82048.8
2) One to three hours per day63838
3) Four to seven hours per day1639.7
4) Eight to 10 hours per day432.6
5) More than 10 hours per day171
Missing41 
TOTAL1681100.0
203) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on crime dramas (e.g., CSI)? (Q52A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44327.5
2) No116672.5
Missing122 
TOTAL1609100.0
204) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on medical dramas (e.g., House, Grey's Anatomy)? (Q52B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44027.7
2) No115072.3
Missing148 
TOTAL1590100.0
205) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on reality TV shows (e.g., American Idol, The Bachelor, or The Biggest Loser)? (Q52C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51632.8
2) No105567.2
Missing179 
TOTAL1571100.0
206) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on comedic 'news' shows (e.g., The Daily Show or The Colbert Report)? (Q52D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51633.2
2) No103866.8
Missing189 
TOTAL1554100.0
207) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on comedic sitcoms (e.g., The Office)? (Q52E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45929.3
2) No110670.7
Missing190 
TOTAL1565100.0
208) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on cable news shows (e.g., Bill O'Reilly, Keith Olbermann)? (Q52F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54735
2) No101865
Missing174 
TOTAL1565100.0
209) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on religious programming (e.g., the 700 Club)? (Q52G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48931.5
2) No106568.5
Missing189 
TOTAL1554100.0
210) When watching television, have your religious beliefs ever been offended by negative comments made on evening news programs (e.g., CBS Evening News)? (Q52H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44027.3
2) No117372.7
Missing110 
TOTAL1613100.0
211) Media portrayals of religious traditions and beliefs have made you: Believe more in evolution than creationism. (Q53A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36322.1
2) No127877.9
Missing86 
TOTAL1641100.0
212) Media portrayals of religious traditions and beliefs have made you: Believe in medical miracles that cannot be explained by science. (Q53B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85351.8
2) No79448.2
Missing77 
TOTAL1647100.0
213) Media portrayals of religious traditions and beliefs have made you: Believe that Muslims are more likely to be terrorists. (Q53C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54433.2
2) No109766.8
Missing77 
TOTAL1641100.0
214) Media portrayals of religious traditions and beliefs have made you: Vote in an election. (Q53D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73144.4
2) No91455.6
Missing76 
TOTAL1645100.0
215) Media portrayals of religious traditions and beliefs have made you: Believe that Evangelical Christians are intolerant of others. (Q53E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53232.7
2) No109367.3
Missing100 
TOTAL1625100.0
216) Media portrayals of religious traditions and beliefs have made you: A supporter of gay marriage. (Q53F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36522.2
2) No127877.8
Missing78 
TOTAL1643100.0
217) What is your gender? (Q54)
TOTAL%
1) Male78746.4
2) Female90953.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1696100.0
218) Month of birth (Q55M)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17146.673.37
219) Day of birth (Q55D)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171415.628.63
220) Year of birth (Q55Y)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17141960.8017.08
221) Are you a citizen of the United States of America? (Q56)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168299.2
2) No14.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1696100.0
222) Which of the following BEST describes the place where you now live? (Q57)
TOTAL%
1) A large city29917.6
2) A suburb near a large city45626.9
3) A small city or town60335.5
4) A rural area32919.4
8) Don't know10.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1697100.0
223) If you are employed, which of the following best describes your place of employment? (Q58)
TOTAL%
1) A for-profit private company, business, or individual56835.1
2) A non-profit, tax-exempt, or charitable organization1549.5
3) Local, state, or federal government19011.8
4) Self-employed16510.2
5) Working without pay in a family business or farm8.5
6) Not currently employed [Skip to Q63]53132.9
Missing134 
TOTAL1616100.0
224) How many hours did you work last week? (Q60_NONE)
TOTAL%
1) None67100
Missing1639 
TOTAL67100.0
225) How many hours did you work last week? (Q60)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171438.6316.04
226) About how many people work for your employer (including part-time and full-time employees at all locations)? (Q61)
TOTAL%
1) One to 4942139.3
2) 50-49924623
3) 500-1,99911911.1
4) 2,000 or more28426.5
Missing755 
TOTAL1070100.0
227) Is your current employer a locally owned business? (Q62)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48945.5
2) No52949.2
8) I'm not sure575.3
Missing749 
TOTAL1075100.0
228) What is your race? White. (Q63A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139493.3
2) No1006.7
Missing224 
TOTAL1494100.0
229) What is your race? Black or African-American. (Q63B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18521.1
2) No69078.9
Missing929 
TOTAL875100.0
230) What is your race? American Indian or Alaska Native. (Q63C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes728.9
2) No73391.1
Missing996 
TOTAL805100.0
231) What is your race? Asian. (Q63D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes182.3
2) No76397.7
Missing1017 
TOTAL781100.0
232) What is your race? Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. (Q63E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5.6
2) No76899.4
Missing1028 
TOTAL773100.0
233) What is your race? Some other race. (Q63F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10113
2) No67687
Missing1029 
TOTAL777100.0
234) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q64A)
TOTAL%
1) I am not Hispanic or Latino813100
Missing930 
TOTAL813100.0
235) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q64B)
TOTAL%
1) Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano104100
Missing1623 
TOTAL104100.0
236) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q64C)
TOTAL%
1) Cuban21100
Missing1697 
TOTAL21100.0
237) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q64D)
TOTAL%
1) Puerto Rican17100
Missing1699 
TOTAL17100.0
238) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q64E)
TOTAL%
1) Other Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin group81100
Missing1651 
TOTAL81100.0
239) If you are Hispanic or Latino, which of the following are you? (Q64F)
TOTAL%
1) I don't know.17100
Missing1700 
TOTAL17100.0
240) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Q65)
TOTAL%
1) Eighth grade or less13.8
2) Ninth-12th grade (no high school diploma)1106.6
3) High school graduate41524.8
4) Some college44726.7
5) Trade/technical/vocational training1187
6) College graduate31218.6
7) Postgraduate work/degree26115.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1676100.0
241) If you did not do any work last week for pay or profit, what is the reason? (Q66)
TOTAL%
1) I am a homemaker.12716
2) I am a student.8710.9
3) I am retired.29036.4
4) I have a disability or injury.10012.6
5) I am looking for work.769.5
6) I was on vacation or leave.324
7) Other8410.6
Missing833 
TOTAL796100.0
242) How many children do you have? (Q67)
TOTAL%
1) None478100
Missing1324 
TOTAL478100.0
243) How many children do you have? (Q67A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17142.734.38
244) How many children under the age of 18 currently live in your household? (Q68)
TOTAL%
1) None1068100
Missing510 
TOTAL1068100.0
245) How many children under the age of 18 currently live in your household? (Q68A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17142.335.59
246) What is your current marital status? (Q69)
TOTAL%
1) Married102861.6
2) Living as married553.3
3) Separated321.9
4) Divorced1509
5) Widowed955.7
6) Never married30918.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1669100.0
247) By your best estimate, what was your total household income last year, before taxes? (Q70)
TOTAL%
1) $10,000 or less1489.3
2) $10,001 - $20,0001378.6
3) $20,001 - $35,00021713.6
4) $35,001 - $50,00026516.6
5) $50,001 - $100,00049631
6) $100,001 - $150,00020712.9
7) $150,001 or more1308.1
Missing133 
TOTAL1600100.0
248) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as creative? (Q71A)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all513.1
2) Not so much25615.8
3) A little bit70043.1
4) Very much so61638
Missing111 
TOTAL1623100.0
249) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as outgoing? (Q71B)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all543.3
2) Not so much29217.9
3) A little bit57835.5
4) Very much so70643.3
Missing101 
TOTAL1630100.0
250) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as shy? (Q71C)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all45027.8
2) Not so much48630
3) A little bit54933.9
4) Very much so1368.4
Missing113 
TOTAL1621100.0
251) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as humble? (Q71D)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all563.4
2) Not so much29318
3) A little bit84151.7
4) Very much so43726.9
Missing108 
TOTAL1627100.0
252) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as giving? (Q71E)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all12.7
2) Not so much724.4
3) A little bit64038.9
4) Very much so92256
Missing85 
TOTAL1646100.0
253) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as upbeat? (Q71F)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all291.8
2) Not so much19912.3
3) A little bit68842.4
4) Very much so70643.5
Missing110 
TOTAL1622100.0
254) Would your friends and family most likely describe you as curious? (Q71G)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all271.7
2) Not so much22113.6
3) A little bit73745.5
4) Very much so63539.2
Missing117 
TOTAL1620100.0
255) In general, how happy are you with your life as a whole these days? (Q72)
TOTAL%
1) Very unhappy321.9
2) Somewhat unhappy1499
3) Somewhat happy68541.4
4) Very happy79047.7
Missing64 
TOTAL1656100.0
256) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Some people are meant to be rich, and some people are meant to be poor. (Q73A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree33720.4
2) Disagree76846.5
3) Agree39423.8
4) Strongly agree1539.3
Missing69 
TOTAL1652100.0
257) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Anything is possible for those who work hard. (Q73B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree281.7
2) Disagree17810.7
3) Agree80448.4
4) Strongly agree65139.2
Missing57 
TOTAL1661100.0
258) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Some people are born lucky. (Q73C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1589.6
2) Disagree44927.2
3) Agree79248
4) Strongly agree25115.2
Missing70 
TOTAL1650100.0
259) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Everyone starts out with the same chances in life. (Q73D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38723.4
2) Disagree83450.5
3) Agree26916.3
4) Strongly agree1639.9
Missing66 
TOTAL1653100.0
260) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: God has a plan for all of us. (Q73E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22313.5
2) Disagree18711.3
3) Agree48929.7
4) Strongly agree75045.5
Missing75 
TOTAL1649100.0
261) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: The world is controlled by a few powerful people. (Q73F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1136.8
2) Disagree53832.6
3) Agree70142.5
4) Strongly agree29918.1
Missing72 
TOTAL1651100.0
262) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: It makes no difference which political party is in power. (Q73G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree38023
2) Disagree60236.4
3) Agree47228.6
4) Strongly agree19812
Missing70 
TOTAL1652100.0
263) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Success is achieved by ability rather than luck. (Q73H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree281.7
2) Disagree25115.2
3) Agree95057.4
4) Strongly agree42725.8
Missing66 
TOTAL1656100.0
264) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Usually, I know how to get around the rules. (Q74A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree17210.4
2) Disagree86852.7
3) Agree55533.7
4) Strongly agree523.2
Missing78 
TOTAL1647100.0
265) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: My failures are usually due to a lack of effort on my part. (Q74B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree794.8
2) Disagree39023.5
3) Agree99159.6
4) Strongly agree20212.2
Missing62 
TOTAL1662100.0
266) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: My choices in life are very limited right now. (Q74C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1529.2
2) Disagree85751.7
3) Agree51831.3
4) Strongly agree1307.8
Missing59 
TOTAL1657100.0
267) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: I know God has a plan for me. (Q74D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24314.6
2) Disagree20412.3
3) Agree53632.2
4) Strongly agree68040.9
Missing52 
TOTAL1663100.0
268) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: My future is in my hands. (Q74E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree593.6
2) Disagree26916.2
3) Agree94857.2
4) Strongly agree38223
Missing63 
TOTAL1658100.0
269) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: I am searching for my purpose in life. (Q74F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1589.6
2) Disagree73644.7
3) Agree60136.5
4) Strongly agree1519.2
Missing80 
TOTAL1646100.0
270) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: Most days, I awaken with a sense of excitement about the day's possibilities. (Q74G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree523.1
2) Disagree47828.8
3) Agree92856
4) Strongly agree20012.1
Missing59 
TOTAL1658100.0
271) Please describe your feelings for each of the following statements about people's life chances in general: I am in control of my own fate and fortune. (Q74H)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree784.7
2) Disagree37822.7
3) Agree93556.1
4) Strongly agree27516.5
Missing53 
TOTAL1666100.0
272) Please answer the following: Most of the people I know have jobs that make a real contribution to society. (Q75A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree432.6
2) Disagree52431.4
3) Agree91955
4) Strongly agree18511.1
Missing45 
TOTAL1671100.0
273) Please answer the following: People who go into careers like nursing, teaching, or ministry should be admired for that career choice. (Q75B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree161
2) Disagree18310.9
3) Agree93856
4) Strongly agree53932.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1676100.0
274) Please answer the following: Able-bodied people who are out of work shouldn't receive unemployment checks if they are passing up jobs they can do. (Q75C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree824.9
2) Disagree28617.2
3) Agree75245.2
4) Strongly agree54432.7
Missing49 
TOTAL1664100.0
275) Please answer the following: Finance (banking, investment, etc.) is a field where people get rich without making a real contribution to society. (Q75D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree1217.3
2) Disagree82950.1
3) Agree47528.7
4) Strongly agree23113.9
Missing66 
TOTAL1656100.0
276) Weight variable (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10.653
277) Religious tradition (RELTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant50730.7
2) Mainline Protestant38623.4
3) Black Protestant452.7
4) Catholic37622.8
5) Jewish321.9
6) Other1006.1
7) None20412.4
Missing52 
TOTAL1650100.0
278) How often do you attend religious services at a place of worship? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
0) Never42925.1
1) Less than once a year1247.3
2) Once to several times a year34720.3
3) Once to three times a month17010
4) About weekly975.7
5) Weekly36821.6
6) Several timesa week17110
Missing12 
TOTAL1706100.0
279) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school (no diploma)1237.3
2) High school graduate41524.8
3) Some college44726.7
4) Trade/technical/vocational training1187
5) College graduate31218.6
6) Postgraduate work/degree26115.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1676100.0
280) What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male78746.4
2) Female90953.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1696100.0
281) What is your current marital status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married or living as married108364.9
2) Separated or divorced18210.9
3) Widowed955.7
4) Never married30918.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1669100.0
282) Religious tradition (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Evangelical Protestant50730.7
2) Mainline Protestant38623.4
3) Black Protestant452.7
4) Catholic37622.8
5) Other1328
6) None20412.4
Missing52 
TOTAL1650100.0